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Children and disaster planning: The National Commission on Children and Disasters’ findings and recommendations

Emily Cathryn Cornette, JD, Angelique Pui-Ka So, JD

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This article focuses on the National Commission on Children and Disaster’s 2010 Report regarding disaster planning for children. This article recommends measures to ensure best practices in planning for children in disasters. It also highlights the unique needs of children and sheds light on the differences between planning for children and planning for other at-risk populations.

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children, disaster, National Commission on Children and Disasters

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5055/jem.2011.0049

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